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In pictures: Flash flooding hits around the country

Heavy rainfall last night has led to flooding around the country, with Cork city and county the worst affected area.

Updated 9.40am

FLOODING HAS AFFECTED areas around the country overnight, with rivers bursting their banks following heavy rainfall.

TheJournal.ie readers have sent us in photographs of the flooding in their local area, which show the extent of the flooding. The worst-affected area so far is Cork city, with Douglas Village suffering from heavy flooding.

Flooding has also been reported in Westmeath, Wicklow, Tipperary, Waterford, Galway and Belfast.

One Douglas resident captured the flooding in Douglas Village last night:



(Andeoch on Youtube)

According to Newstalk, Met Eireann said that 46mm of rain fell in Cork overnight.

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In pictures: Flash flooding hits around the country
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  • Glanmire flooding

  • Douglas Village

  • Flooding in Cork

  • House flooded

  • RNLI team

  • Flooding in Douglas

  • Flooding

  • Flooding

  • Cork

  • Flooding in Blackpool, Cork

Read: Flooding, power cuts reported around Ireland following heavy rainfall>

Read: 7 tips for staying safe on the roads during this morning’s floods>

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